CALKINS, BERTIE (1874, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1874
Official Number:
2915
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Two Rivers, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Hanson & Scove
Original Owner and Location:
Peter Hanson, et al, Two Rivers, WI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
134'
Beam:
28'
Depth:
9'
Tonnage (gross):
256
Tonnage (net):
243
Final Disposition
Date:
  1930
How:
Abandoned.
Notes:
Abandoned around 1930. Last registered 1931.
History

1877 Owned Goodman, et al, Chicago.

1888, Nov 3 Broke from tow in Chicago River, crashed into Randolph Street Bridge.

c1909 C126127; owned J.S. McQueen, Belleville, ONT.

1919, Oct 3 Foundered in storm near Belleville, Quinte Bay, Lake Ontario; later recovered.

1931 Last registered, reported abandoned.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
American Bureau of Shipping
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Lorne Joyce
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188

CALKINS, BERTIE (1874, Schooner)
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CALKINS, BERTIE (1874, Schooner)